* Posts by Judge Mental

7 publicly visible posts • joined 13 Jun 2022

Data loss prevention emergency tactic: keep your finger on the power button for the foreseeable future

Judge Mental

Re: My thought when reading this

In the UK, the NHS has deity like status.

Not perfect but is there if you need it whatever your income and whether or not you pay tax.

Politicians play with this at their peril.

UK's largest water company investigates datacenters' use as drought hits

Judge Mental

Re: Hosepipe bans

"..expect a century of under-investment to be! made good over a period of a few years."

They've had thirty years since privatisation to make a start. The only thing that flows without leaks are profits.

Judge Mental

Re: Never been to the UK

Have you worked in Slough?

IBM talks up AI and hybrid cloud on back of 'solid' Q2

Judge Mental

How the mighty have fallen.

A few years ago an article on IBM could generate hundreds of comments, now it only manages two in ten days.

Hospital IT melts in heatwave, leaving doctors without patient records

Judge Mental


BCPs don't mitigate for poor planning.

What are the odds on both data centres failing on the same day? Most DCs are built to cope with heat greater than 40C.

Judge Mental

Re: New software solves this ?

Legacy systems, in my experience they're very likely running on old kit due to failure to invest properly.

IBM ordered to hand over ex-CEO emails plotting cuts in older workers

Judge Mental

Would you trust your business with a company that loses it's own data?